Friday, June 12, 2009

'My First School'

Recently we posted Susannah Cooke's piece about her first school, and here is another essay from the Transition Year Work Portfolio on the same subject. In this case it's Rebecca Moran's experience of her first school in Castlebar:-

As I walked along the dark grey corridor, I was greeted by a red door. I held my mum’s hand. We were welcomed by a rather old woman who had pronounced wrinkles in her forehead and had a friendly, caring look about her. She wore a pale pink v-neck sweater and long black trousers. Her name was Miss Kelly. She reached for a large sheet, filled with the names of boys and girls. She scanned it and finally came across mine...

Read the full essay here.

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